IN THE NEWS | What School Could Be on Hawaii Public Radio

In the News, STEM

Honolulu, HI – September 28, 2022 | On Friday, Hawaii Public Radio’s Bytemarks Cafe program welcomed a panel of educators and innovators, including Oceanit’s Technology Sherpa, Ian Kitajima, to discuss the future of education in Hawaii and America.

Ian was joined by Mark Loughridge, director of the Case Accelerator for Student Entrepreneurship program at Punahou School, and Josh Reppun, ambassador for What Could School Be ( Josh is a former history teacher, and now is the host of the What School Could Be in Hawaiʻi podcast, inspired by Ted Dintersmith’s film, Most Likely to Succeed and book, What School Could Be.

The conversation with host, Burt Lum, covered the upcoming What School Could Be panel, that will be held on Tuesday October 18th at the HTDC Entrepreneurs Sandbox in Honolulu. In a breakfast and coffee discussion panel, Ian, Mark, and Josh will be joined by the head of What School Could Be, Ted Dintersmith, Director of Searider Productions, John Allen II, and Director of UH Ventures and PACE, Susan Yamada to chat about reimagining education in Hawai’i.

The panel will focus on the intersection of investing and movements that reimagine education towards student-driven learning and real world challenges. The panelists will speak to current and potential efforts to invest in, and educate multiple generations of young minds who will shape the future of Hawai’i, and the nation.

You can listen to the full episode of HPR’s Bytemarks Cafe by clicking here.

Click here to learn more about the upcoming What School Could Be panel at the HTDC Entrepreneurs Sandbox.